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IU High School Summer Dance Intensive Schedules

Sample Schedule. Subject to Change as necessary


  • 7:45-9:05 Breakfast
  • 9:30-11:00am Modern Technique or Ballet for the Modern Dancer
  • Ten minute break 
  • 11:10am-12:40pm Technique Class Two
  • 12:40-2:00pm Lunch
  • 2:00-3:10pm Dance Styles Class (Jazz, Musical Theatre, Global forms)
  • Ten minute break
  • 3:30-4:40pm Creative Practice: Dance Improvisation or Dancemaking
  • 4:45-6:00pm (alternating)
    • Theory & History: Lecture and or laboratory, students will study anatomy for dance, Dance History and Current Trends, and other related topics to the Contemporary Collegiate Dance Student
    • Repertory: Students will learn and perform works of Contemporary Choreography taught by faculty
  • 6:00-7:30pm Dinner
  • 8:00-11:00 pm Supervised Evening Activities: Informal lectures, film viewings, Q & A sessions, recreational outings (IU Art Museum, Indiana Memorial Union, IU Outdoor Pool, local eateries)
  • Lights out at 11:00pm.


July 6

  • Sunday 7/5, arrival and check-in between 3-5pm, dinner 6-7pm, group evening meeting and opening celebration
  • Monday 7/6 - Friday 7/10, daily schedule as listed above
  • Saturday 7/11, Master class intensives:
    •     Martha Graham Technique master class
    •     Yoga for Contemporary Dancers
    •     Aerial Dance workshop
    •     Evening Activity
  • Sunday 7/12, Day off, IU and recreational outings, laundry day!

Week Two, 7/13-7/16

  • Monday 7/13 - Thursday 7/16, daily schedule
  • Friday 7/17, daily schedule until lunch, Culminating Showing at 3:30 for family and friends
  • Check out and Depart Friday after Showing

IU Contemporary Dance | Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance | 275 N. Jordan Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405 | (812) 855-7020Summer 1

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